<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usSat, 29 Apr 2017 12:36:49 -0700Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:36:49 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Versus the World: An Overview]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:09:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-654571120.jpg
Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump's administration has been associated with one foreign country in particular, Russia. U.S. intelligence officials say President Vladimir Putin ordered...

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<![CDATA[How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:49:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/632863052-realdonaldtrump-potus-donald-trump-twitter.jpg
President Donald Trump is known for his quick-fire tweeting, a habit he believes helped him win the election. But as his term progressed, the number of likes and retweets each post received started to fall.As...

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<![CDATA[From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:05:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SNL_Trump.jpg
There have been seven episodes of “Saturday Night Live” during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the program’s been handed plenty of material by the administration, from the president’s...

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<![CDATA[Tillerson Calls for UN Sanctions on North Korea]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:53:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tillerson_s_Proposed_NK_Sanctions_1200x675_931990083978.jpg
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for North Korea's "financial isolation" at Friday's U.N. Security Council meeting. Tillerson also threatened sanctions on countries that continues to trade with...]]>
<![CDATA['Frederick Douglass' Bill Aims to Combat Trafficking]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:37:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/417px-Frederick_Douglass_portrait.jpg
Members of Congress have introduced a bipartisan bill, named for American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, that would seek to curb human trafficking, NBC News reported.The "Frederick Douglass Trafficking...

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<![CDATA[Gonzalez Bill Requiring Lead Testing for School Water Moves Forward]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:30:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lorena-Gonzalez-0223-2015.jpg
Proposed legislation that would require all school districts and colleges to test water for lead contamination and take specific actions if high levels of lead are discovered will move forward to a full Assembly...]]>
<![CDATA[Looking Back: Trump's First 100 Days]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:43:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Trump1000427_MP4-149333632682600001.jpg
President Trump came to Washington with an aggressive legislative agenda dubbed the "100-day Action Plan to Make America Great Again."]]>
<![CDATA[Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:33:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GOPRepJasonChaffetz_1200x675.jpg
Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account.Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...

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<![CDATA[Trump Tax Reform Plan Cuts Personal and Corporate Rates]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:48:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-673416756.jpg
A tax reform plan outlined by the Trump administration two days before the president's 100th day in office proposes deep cuts to personal income tax as well as corporate taxes.

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<![CDATA[Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:54:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/El_Chapo_thumb.jpg
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wants funds seized from El Chapo, and other drug lords, to pay for the border wall.On Tuesday, Cruz introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act...]]>
<![CDATA[Key Things to Know As Trump Tries to Change Tax Policy]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:13:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/donaldtrumpfeeuerherdIB.jpg
President Donald Trump plans to release a broad outline of his tax plan Wednesday, three days ahead of his 100th day in office.Trump has suggested his plan will include "maybe the biggest tax cut we've...

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